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Band 6 Occupational Therapist Kent

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  • Speciality: Stroke
  • Grade: Band 5/6
  • Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
  • Location: Kent, South East Coast
  • Start Date: 11th Feb '19
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J500001870

JustOT is recruiting for a stroke OT for a leading NHS service based Kent. The Foundation Trust is a public benefit corporation authorised under the National Health Service Act 2006. It operates a single site hospital based in Gillingham serving a population of more than 405,000 across Medway and Swale.

The provide clinical services to almost half a million patients a year, including 110,000 Emergency Department attendances, 62,000 inpatient admissions, over 325,000 outpatient attendances and more than 5,000 babies were born at the hospital last year.

Band 6 Occupational therapist Kent
Stroke services
Salary 26K-34K DOE
Full time hours
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Job purpose

*As an autonomous, experienced practitioner, to be responsible for the provision of Occupational Therapy assessment, treatment and discharge planning for acute inpatients within the Stroke specialty
*To take an active role in the operational management of a speciality team under the leadership of the Therapy Team Leader, deputising in their absence

Key Responsibilities

*To provide occupational therapy to patients, working as part of a therapy specialty team.
*To participate in the planning, co-ordination, delivery and evaluation of the Therapy service at Medway Maritime Hospital.

To be considered for this role -
*Degree in Occupational Therapy
*Current Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC) Registration
*Membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy
*Postgraduate training
*Knowledge of a wide range of approaches to the management of Stroke and Neuroligcal cases, demonstrated by advanced clinical reasoning
*Sound understanding of Clinical Governance and Risk Management
*Awareness of principles of Safeguarding children

In return you will be offered -
*Staff discounts - Health Service Discounts is an employee benefit scheme set up in 2001 to help NHS staff save money on a huge range of products and services.
*Onsite Nursery

If you would like more information regarding this role call Everton on 0207 613 7573.

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